On June 29, the Sheriff’s Office released five vehicle designs on its Facebook page, asking for public input. The winner also won the departmental vote, and in late July, the office announced it would transition all new vehicles to this design. The design is also hundreds of dollars cheaper than the previous design.
October 13, 2021
According to Mayor Ned Burns, Silvester violated “several” city and state policies on policing during the week of May 20. Because of previous policy violations, Silvester had been placed on a “last chance agreement” with his commanding officers.
May 28, 2021
The officer was fired after an internal affairs investigation found that she was the source of the social media post, which was discovered by another officer Feb. 5
March 2, 2021
A three-year veteran of the Fort Worth Police Department was fired Tuesday after another officer discovered "racially insensitive and inappropriate" social media posts, the department says.
February 10, 2021
In apparent response to the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, the officer wrote: “The silent majority will rise!! Day one of the Revolutionary War!! Hang on, it’s only just begun."
January 25, 2021
"Unchecked explicit bias may lead to some of the stop data disparities we have observed," the board said. The social media and technology checks should be conducted to ensure the officers are not exhibiting racist behavior, the report says.
January 6, 2021
According to the complaint, Sydanmaa was disciplined three times for separate posts on Hussle, the allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and how Japan deals with the practice of Islam.
November 17, 2020
In his letter, Mayor Elliot said, “The City of Marshall strongly condemns the actions of Mr. (Lang) Holland in his posts to social media. His remarks in no way reflect City Government or the people of Marshall Arkansas .”
November 9, 2020
A deputy with the Richland County (SC) Sheriff’s Department has garnered a rather large following on the social media platform TikTok, and as a consequence a local citizen stopped him and his partner as they were on patrol and challenged him to a "dance off."
November 2, 2020
The San Diego Police Department has reportedly ramped up its social media presence in order to be better connected with the community it serves.
October 16, 2020
An officer with the Pamplico (SC) Police Department has been fired over a social media post of video during an interaction that Mayor David Munn said "does not reflect the views of the Town of Pamplico or the Pamplico Police Department."
October 13, 2020
An officer with the North Richland Hills (TX) Police Department has been labeled a "snake charmer" by his agency in a social media post in which he is seen rescuing a four-foot-long water snake from the yard of a concerned resident who had called for assistance on Sunday afternoon.
September 28, 2020
An officer with the Tewksbury (MA) Police Department managed to rescue a skunk over the weekend whose head was trapped in a plastic food container without being "skunked."
September 28, 2020
The officer—whose name has not been released—was captured on mobile phone video approaching an individual who had been causing a disturbance.
September 15, 2020
An officer with the Le Mars (IA) Police Department has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into what some of the citizens there have deemed to be inappropriate posts on social media.
September 14, 2020